Several years ago, I made Christmas stockings for my Son's family, My brother's family and my sister's grandchildren, Eleven Total. This year my sister asked me to make stockings for her 3 additional grandchildren. Apparently I hadn't saved the pattern. I borrowed back one of the stockings that I had previously made I found a… Continue reading Workbasket
Between Christmas crafting and traveling, not a lot of mending has gotten done. I only managed to repair one item. A bag that was part of swag from races past. It has been used to take gear to gym. A much less bulky alternative to a HUGE gym bag. It seems like such a little… Continue reading Mending Monday
old blanket This blanket was a mending project that had been partially completed at an earlier time. I hadn't had enough satin edge binding to complete the project, so it had been set aside. In the meantime I had picked up more. Being that I am essentially a lazy person, I hadn't removed the remaining… Continue reading Mending Monday
In the world of historical sewing, of which I have only dipped a toe, there are many that use original techniques of the era that they are making or recreating. Something that I have always wondered: why aren't the attachments used that were available during the same time period as the garment being made? During… Continue reading Why not use Attachments?